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This list of Frequently Asked Questions can help you navigate Library resources and services. If you have a question that is not answered by our FAQ, feel free to contact us.


Let’s #VaxUpCUNY. CUNY’s vaccination policy requires all students to get vaccinated for all hybrid and in-person classes starting Fall 2021.
National Geographic Magazine Virtual Archive, 1888-1994. Browse the full text of magazines or search a variety of images such as maps, charts, engravings, portraits, and diagrams. Click slide for more info and link to archive.
Introducing the Library's new online video streaming service, Academic Video Online (AVON). Includes over 70,000 streaming video titles in anthropology, business, environment, health, history, politics, racial justice, LGBT studies, science, and more! Featuring documentaries, lectures, tv programs, training, news, and interviews.
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Open Educational Resources (OER) are free teaching, learning, an
The Library building may not be open, but we're still here to help! Learn more about our online services and resources at
The Staten Island Equity & Belonging Project, call for participants! This study examines the perceptions and views related to equity and belonging on Staten Island. Please complete the pre-screening survey at Learn more at
Citation Help Guide
Introducing Open Library: the Open Library project is an initiative of the Internet Archive to make published works available to everyone in the world. Click this slide to learn more. Or, to visit the Open Library directly, go to
CSI Library's website on Race Matters and Social Justice
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The Library (building 1L) will be closed until further notice. Librarians are still available remotely to provide reference and research assistance, including help locating and using our many online collections and tools. You can find more information on available services and resources on our blog:

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